Interflight's History

Discover the milestones in Interflight’s 40 years of aviation history
  • 1974 Interflight

    1974

    Interflight (Air Charter) Ltd. started trading as Berrard Aviation. Initial flying was limited to Cessna 205 undertaking leisure flights and parachute training.

  • 70s
    80s
    Interflight

    Late 1970’s – Early 1980’s

    Expansion to multi engine aircraft with the arrival of a Piper Chieftain and Piper Aztecs that serviced passenger charters, the oil and gas industry and automotive components.

  • 1985 Interflight

    1985

    Berrard Aviation changed its name to Interflight (Air Charter) Ltd. and the sequence of “IFT” registrations started with a PA31 Chieftain.

  • 1986 Interflight

    1986

    Interflight increases its fleet with the addition of a Cessna Titan. Titans operated by Interflight continue in service today as with Fly (CI) based in Alderney.

  • 1988 Interflight

    1988

    Interflight saw delivery of its first jet aircraft, a Learjet 35a. A worldwide United Kingdom Air Operator’s Certificate was duly issued.

  • 1989 Interflight

    1989

    Interflight took on the responsibility of operating the General Aviation Terminal at London-Gatwick.

  • 1990 Interflight

    1990

    Interflight took purchase of its first Hawker aircraft, HS125-600, and made the transition to an all turbine fleet.

  • 1992 Interflight

    1992

    Interflight purchased a Beech Kingair 200C, which was unique to the British charter market, having a cargo door and Raisbeck IV modifications.

  • 1995 Interflight

    1995

    The HS125-600 was replaced by the current HS125-700, benefitting from a quick change interior and able to operate equipped with two stretchers or in various other configurations for freight.

  • 1998 Interflight

    1998

    Interflight (Air Charter)’s aircraft operations and base moves to London Biggin Hill Airport, close to the heart of London.

  • 2001 Interflight

    2001

    An 8 seater Citation II was added to the fleet, giving capability to operate in and out of London City.

  • 2002 Interflight

    2002

    A Hawker 125-800 was added to the fleet

  • 2007 Interflight

    2007

    Interflight adds another Hawker 125 to its fleet, this time a 700 model managed on behalf of an owner.

  • 2008 Interflight

    2008

    Interflight’s Gatwick based handling company (Executive Air Services) is sold to Signature Flight Support, the largest global FBO network company.

  • 2013 Interflight

    2013

    Interflight Technical Services formed to support the fleet of Hawkers operated by Interflight Air Charter.

  • 2013 Interflight

    2013

    Work starts on the hanger to convert from a parking hanger to an EASA approved 145 maintenance facility.

  • 2014 Interflight

    2014

    EASA 145 Approval granted, Hawker 700/800 and Hawker 800XP.

  • 2016 Interflight

    2016

    Interflight welcomes the newly refurbished Hawker 800XP to the fleet. Interflight also introduce a contemporary new brand identity, derived from the original IFT call sign.

  • 2017 Interflight

    Interflight moves to new offices and an upgraded hangar. The Floor is re-painted, lighting upgraded, skylights replaced and new fire alarms & CCTV installed.

  • 2017 Interflight

    2017

    Interflight Technical Services obtain authorisation for the Hawker 1000 type.

  • 2017 Interflight

    2017

    Interflight Technical Services obtain approval for Beechjet400a, Hawker400XP and Nextant 400XTI

  • 2018 Interflight

    2018

    Interflight rebrands it’s aircraft charter and aircraft management divisions to VOLUXIS.

  • 2019 Interflight

    2019

    CAA grant Interflight Technical Services with GV-SP Gulfstream G550 line maintenance approval.

  • 2020 Embraer Phenom 300 on the tarmac

    2020

    Interflight Aircraft Maintenance are granted with Embraer Phenom 300 line maintenace approval.

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